MSA Safety Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 0/6

MSA Safety's earnings have been declining at an average annual rate of -24.6%, while the Commercial Services industry saw earnings growing at 9.6% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 4.8% per year. MSA Safety's return on equity is 6.1%, and it has net margins of 3.3%.

Key information

-24.6%

Earnings growth rate

-25.0%

EPS growth rate

Commercial Services Industry Growth8.5%
Revenue growth rate4.8%
Return on equity6.1%
Net Margin3.3%
Last Earnings Update31 Dec 2023

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

Project Awards Continue To Back MSA Safety, But Valuation Could Be A Drag

Apr 02

We Think MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

Mar 31
We Think MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

These 4 Measures Indicate That MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Mar 18
These 4 Measures Indicate That MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Feb 23
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.47

Feb 08
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.47

Getting In Cheap On MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Is Unlikely

Jan 29
Getting In Cheap On MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Is Unlikely

Margin Stability And Project Awards Counter The Headwinds In MSA Safety's Path

Jan 03

Calculating The Fair Value Of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

Dec 23
Calculating The Fair Value Of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

Is MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 29
Is MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Using Too Much Debt?

MSA Safety's (NYSE:MSA) Dividend Will Be $0.47

Oct 30
MSA Safety's (NYSE:MSA) Dividend Will Be $0.47

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Oct 26
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Aiming To Keep Up Its Impressive Returns

Oct 02
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Aiming To Keep Up Its Impressive Returns

Product Line Growth Will Hold MSA Safety Steady (Rating Upgrade)

Sep 19

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

Sep 04
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Jul 28
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Jul 13
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety: Assessment Unchanged

Jun 30

MSA Safety's (NYSE:MSA) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Jun 28
MSA Safety's (NYSE:MSA) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Is MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Worth US$145 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

May 23
Is MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Worth US$145 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.47

May 05
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.47

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Apr 03
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Mar 18
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety Continues Growing, But It's Still Not A Great Play

Feb 22

MSA Safety declares $0.46 dividend

Feb 03

MSA Safety divests from its subsidiary holding legacy liabilities

Jan 06

Is MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) A Risky Investment?

Dec 30
Is MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) A Risky Investment?

MSA Safety: Looks Dicey Due To Demand Uncertainty And Relative Overvaluation

Dec 12

Returns At MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Dec 11
Returns At MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Oct 28
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety Non-GAAP EPS of $1.45 beats by $0.21, revenue of $381.69M beats by $7.02M

Oct 26

MSA Safety hires new CFO

Oct 17

MSA Safety: A Solid Firm That's Fairly Valued

Sep 26

Does MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Sep 19
Does MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Returns On Capital At MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Have Hit The Brakes

Aug 29
Returns On Capital At MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Have Hit The Brakes

MSA Safety CFO Kenneth Krause to step down

Aug 01

MSA Safety: U.S. End Market Growth Can Surpass Supply Chain Concerns

Jul 11

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

May 06
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown
Beta

How MSA Safety makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NYSE:MSA Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Dec 231,7885938268
30 Sep 231,7363435363
30 Jun 231,6711333160
31 Mar 231,596-631959
31 Dec 221,52818031357
30 Sep 221,4956729759
30 Jun 221,4534330659
31 Mar 221,4222030858
31 Dec 211,4002131758
30 Sep 211,3789931759
30 Jun 211,34210629658
31 Mar 211,31611728257
31 Dec 201,34812428858
30 Sep 201,33513929158
30 Jun 201,38215331058
31 Mar 201,41715732258
31 Dec 191,40213831858
30 Sep 191,38913032254
30 Jun 191,36912131654
31 Mar 191,35811531754
31 Dec 181,35812432053
30 Sep 181,3426630555
30 Jun 181,3076430054
31 Mar 181,2574429052
31 Dec 171,1972629250
30 Sep 171,1478429448
30 Jun 171,1297829548
31 Mar 171,1369430047
31 Dec 161,1509230247
30 Sep 161,1678830447
30 Jun 161,1627830446
31 Mar 161,1537330648
31 Dec 151,1316930849
30 Sep 151,1298130948
30 Jun 151,1308431449
31 Mar 151,1268231948
31 Dec 141,1348632348
30 Sep 141,1147832248
30 Jun 141,1047931747
31 Mar 141,1078031347
31 Dec 131,1128430946
30 Sep 131,0567530845
30 Jun 131,0787631943

Quality Earnings: MSA has a large one-off loss of $140.3M impacting its last 12 months of financial results to 31st December, 2023.

Growing Profit Margin: MSA's current net profit margins (3.3%) are lower than last year (11.8%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MSA's earnings have declined by 24.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: MSA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: MSA had negative earnings growth (-67.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (2.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: MSA's Return on Equity (6.1%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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